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even up

vb
(adverb) to make or become equal, esp in respect of claims or debts; settle or balance
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.even up - adjust for; "engineers will work to correct the effects or air resistance"
carry - compensate for a weaker partner or member by one's own performance; "I resent having to carry her all the time"
overcompensate, compensate, cover - make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; "he is compensating for being a bad father"
balance, equilibrise, equilibrize, equilibrate - bring into balance or equilibrium; "She has to balance work and her domestic duties"; "balance the two weights"
2.even up - even up the edges of a stack of paper, in printing
square - position so as to be square; "He squared his shoulders"
Translations
يُعادِل، يُوازِن
udligne
jafna
dengelemekeşitlemek

w>even up

vt sep sumaufrunden (→ to auf +acc); that will even things updas wird die Sache etwas ausgleichen
vi (= pay off debt)Schulden begleichen (with bei); can we even up later?können wir später abrechnen?

even1

(iːvən) adjective
1. level; the same in height, amount etc. Are the table-legs even?; an even temperature.
2. smooth. Make the path more even.
3. regular. He has a strong, even pulse.
4. divisible by 2 with no remainder. 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 etc are even numbers.
5. equal (in number, amount etc). The teams have scored one goal each and so they are even now.
6. (of temperament etc) calm. She has a very even temper.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈevened
1. to make equal. Smith's goal evened the score.
2. to make smooth or level.
ˈevenly adverb
ˈevenness noun
be/get even with
to be revenged on. He tricked me, but I'll get even with him.
an even chancechanceeven out
1. to become level or regular. The road rose steeply and then evened out; His pulse began to even out.
2. to make smooth. He raked the soil to even it out.
3. to make equal. If Jane would do some of Mary's typing, that would even the work out.
even up
to make equal. John did better in the maths exam than Jim and that evened up their marks.
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